Thursday, January 30, 2014
The First Official Portrait Photo of a US President Taken With a Digital Camera
This picture of Barack Obama is the first official presidential portrait ever taken by a digital camera. It was taken by Pete Souza, the official White House photographer, with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II. According to the EXIF data, it was shot on 1/13/2009 at 5:38pm. The settings: 1/125 exposure, f/10.0, 105mm focal length, ISO 100, no flash. You can download the full-sized photo here.